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On the heels of those new Dragon Ball vinyl figures, Funko has announced Sailor Moon is coming to its Pop! Animation line in July.
She won’t be alone, naturally: The 3.75-inch figure is accompanied by Luna, and followed by Sailor Mercury, Sailor Mars, Sailor Jupiter, Sailor Venus and Artemis, and the mysterious Tuxedo Mask.
Funko is expanding its Dragon Ball and Dragon Ball Z offerings with six new Pop! vinyl figures.
Arriving in July, the latest wave features 3.75-inch versions of Gohan, Trunks, Krillin, Majin Buu and, from the original story, Bulma and Goku and his Flying Nimbus.
After teasing us in February at Toy Fair in New York, Funko has given the Ghostbusters a call, officially unveiling its line of Pop! Vinyl figures based on the franchise reboot.
The series consists of team members Patty Nolan (Leslie Jones), Abby Yates (Melissa McCarthy), Erin Gilbert (Kristen Wiig), Jill Holtzmann (Kate McKinnon), Kevin the receptionist (Chris Hemsworth), Gertrude’s Ghost and Rowan’s Ghost.
Conventions | The producers of Salt Lake Comic Con are expanding westward, and taking their FanXperience spinoff event to Asia. Organizers have announced a partnership with Pop Life Entertainment, the parent company of Funko, to hold FanX events this year in the Philippines (June 10-12), China (Sept. 14-17) and Thailand (Dec. 11). Salt Lake co-founder Bryan Brandenburg said Pop Life has an agreement with a Hollywood talent agency to bring “A level” guests to the Asian shows as well as to Salt Lake Comic Con. [The Salt Lake Tribune]
Get your shelves, couches and phones ready, because Funko’s Mymoji line is on the way. The company’s new line of blind-boxed vinyl collectibles and 4″ plush toys will soon vie with Funko’s Pop! Vinyls for your attention. So far the Mymoji line, which features the heads of popular characters making different emoji-style expressions, will include characters from DC Comics, “My Little Pony” and “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.”
The company debuted the Mymoji line at this year’s Toy Fair, as revealed via PopVinyls.com, and scans from Funko’s Toy Fair catalogue reveal what the first few waves will include. The line will consist of blind-boxed 1.5″ vinyl heads, with each one coming with a download code so you can get the emoji version of the Mymoji on your phone. Additionally, huggable 4″ plushes will be available of certain Mymojis.
Pint-sized bobblehead versions of Captain America and Iron Man prepare to face off, only to set aside their differences, in this cute animated teaser for Funko’s Captain America: Civil War-themed Marvel Collector Corps box.
If you liked the previous Deadpool promo, you’ll probably enjoy this one, which features a fun cameo at the end.
Supergirl will be joined in May be 3.75-inch versions of Power Girl, the original Firestorm, Cyborg and the villainous Black Manta.
Funko has some consolation for those Golden Girls fans devastated last fall when that wonderful fan-submitted LEGO playset didn’t pass the LEGO review process: Dorothy, Blanche, Rose and Sophia are becoming Pop! vinyl figures.
However, there’s no word yet whether there will be a card attached will say, “Thank you for being a friend.” (It totally should, though.)
On the even of Toy Fair in New York City, Funko has offered a sneak peek at its booth that includes a first look at the Suicide Squad and Spider-Gwen Pop! vinyl figures.
You’ll also find photos of the company’s Suicide Squad Dorbz line, Pop! figures of Doctor Strange, Captain Marvel, Supergirl and the Ghostbusters reboot (which includes a peek at two of the film’s ghosts and Chris Hemsworth’s nerdy secretary).
In an effort to break down any remaining resistance we may have, Funko has debuted a dark yet darling animated promo for its DC Comics subscription box service, starring Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Pop! vinyl figures.
Hell’s Kitchen is about to get a heck of lot cuter with the addition Daredevil Dorbz figures to Funko’s series of collectibles based on the hit Netflix series.
And, as if that weren’t enough, the company has also debuted its Adventure Time Dorbz line, featuring Finn, Jake, Marceline the Vampire Queen, Flame Princess of the Fire Kingdom and Princess Bubblegum.
With this new line of mugs, you can have Funko Pops in the morning, Funko Pops in the evening, Funko pops anytime. Funko has again translated their popular Pop! Vinyl style, which has been applied to everything from “Harry Potter” to DC and Marvel movie heroes and “Naruto”, into ceramic mug form.
These new Pop! Ceramic Mugs depict five popular Star Wars characters and can hold 12 oz. of blue milk or coffee. The first wave includes Darth Vader, Chewbacca, BB-8, Boba Fett and a classic Stormtrooper.
Even as fans gear up for the release of the movie prequel Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Funko has unleashed another wave of Harry Potter Pop! vinyl figures.
Arriving in March, the new series features Harry Potter in his Triwizard Tournament uniform, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger in their Yule Ball garb, Dobby the house-elf with a freeing sock, Sirius Black, Luna Lovegood, Draco Malfoy, a Dementor and Albus Dumbledore.
Funko, which last year launched Marvel Collector Corps, has now teamed with DC Comics for a similar subscription box service.
Announced this morning, Legion of Collectors will debut in March, offering exclusive DC collectibles, apparel and accessories. The first box will, of course, feature items from Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, including an exclusive Armored Batman Pop! vinyl figure (the movie opens March 25).
More than six months after debuting the first two Pop! vinyl figures from its Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice line, Funko has called in Wonder Woman and Aquaman (plus a couple of others, but they’re the ones we really care about, right?).
Sure, we already saw a leaked “Aqua” version of the Sea King, but here is now in his full-color, tattooed, 3.75-inch glory, alongside a sword-wielding Wonder Woman, Knightmare Batman and Superman Soldier. Plus, the previously revealed Batman and Superman, of course.